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A Million Photographs

Written by Gail Gravett on Monday, 12 May 2014. Posted in Blog

Lakeland Photographic Holidays celebrates 15 years in business


Award-winning business Lakeland Photographic Holidays, based at Braithwaite in the Western Lake District, is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year. Over the course of the last decade and a half, John Gravett, who owns and runs the business with his wife Gail, has taken more than a million photographs, welcomed over 5,000 guests and taken on average 520 bookings per year – 60% of which are from repeat visitors.

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Photographer records two years of his life with Blipfoto

Written by John Gravett on Monday, 03 February 2014. Posted in Blog

Photographer John Gravett celebrates the success of his 365 project, sharing 730 photos of his life

"If two years ago I had been asked "do you think you'll manage two years?" my answer would be a categorical "no", ask me now if I'll do another two years, my answer would be "two? – why would I ever stop?"

John Gravett, a photographer based in Braithwaite in the Lake District, is now celebrating entering the third year of his 365 photo project, which involves taking a photo a day for a year. He has already successfully recorded two years of his life using the photo blogging platform Blipfoto, and you can see his fantastic image here.

Learning holidays are a great way to pick up some new skills

Written by Gail Gravett on Sunday, 12 January 2014. Posted in Blog

Get into focus on a photography course in the idyllic Lake District

Yet another great press release about learning holidays, have a read of this one and they've saved the best til last...


New Year, New You

on Wednesday, 01 January 2014. Posted in Blog

"Learn photography, drive a steam train and get in the kitchen"

A feature on the Lake District and New Year Resolutions, and we are on the top of the list!

"From finally learning how to cook or fulfilling a childhood ambition of becoming a train driver, now's the time to turn over a new leaf and learn a new skill in 2014. The national tourist board Visit England has a few suggestions"



On the top again!

Written by Gail Gravett, John Gravett on Wednesday, 27 November 2013. Posted in Blog

Learn how to snap like a professional, Lake District

We are here again, Visit England has chose the best holidays for a fresh start.... and we are on it!

"Idyllically set in the Lake District and suitable for everyone from beginner to expert, Lakeland Photographic Holidays take participants off the beaten track to some of Cumbria's most awe-inspiring views to focus on nature, landscapes and walking.

Each day is spent doing rather than talking, with John Gravett - one of the most respected landscape photographers in the UK - providing practical coaching from the field. Delicious breakfasts and packed lunches are provided and at night participants can enjoy four-course home-cooked dinners complemented with post-production reviews of images taken during the day.

Workshops cost from £685 for six nights, including accommodation, tuition, food, soft drinks and excursions."